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the kidnapping of 276 school girls in nigeria. these are live pictures now of a rally now in new york. demonstrators demand more be done to rescue the girls abducted by militants more than two weeks ago. u.s. secretary of state john kerry in ethiopia says the perpetrators must be brought to justice and urge supporting the nigerian government in finding the girls. police say 53 of the girls managed to escape. let's go live to new york. rosa flores is covering that rally. rosa, a kidnapping in nigeria, but voices being raised right there. >> reporter: you know, fred, this is just a parent's worst nightmare. imagine your daughter goes to school one day and then never comes back because they have been kidnapped by known militant group. this group has been recognized by the u.s. government as a terrorist organization, so take a look around me. this is what this group of people are protesting today because they're asking the world to pay attention to these more than 200 girls who have been kidnapped. so you'll see there's a lot of people here. there are several hundred people. if you listen
of trucks. those trucks were last seen driving into the rugged jungles of northern nigeria. some of these girls have managed to escape, but 223 are believed to still be missing. and now, a sickening development because we are hearing reports from villagers in the area. they say they are being sold as child brides for $12 apiece. the men who took them some 18 days ago, members of al qaeda, one of the most brutal terrorist groups around, predominantly based in the unstable northern part of this country, they ascribe to sharia law, they have a hatred for the west. in fact, just learning here their name boko haram translates to western education is sin. they've killed hundreds of students by attacking and burning schools. a nigerian student spoke to cnn. >> it's disheartening to know that young girls like you, like us were being held captive somewhere. and just the idea that western education is wrong. the situation is very critical. and it's getting worse by the day. and because they know that nothing is being done, more things are being done. >> joining me now to talk about this, r
to come, alarming new details about that kidnapping of the girls in nigeria. >>> and i'm robert ray live in louisville, mississippi where an ef-4 tornado have hit this area earlier this week. how will people move forward? we'll have that report right ahead. ♪ >> surprising new details about l.a. clippers owner donald sterling. the 80-year-old is facing a serious disease. ♪ >> al jazeera america presents borderland's dramatic conclusion >> no one's prepared for this journey. >> our teams experience the heart breaking desperation >> we're all following stories of people that have died in the desert. >> and the importance... >> experiencing it, has changed me completely... >> of the lives that were lost in the desert >> this is the most dangerous part of your trip... >> an emotional finale you can't miss... >> we got be here to tell the story. >> the final journey borderland continues... only on al jazeera america >>> we have another angle of that incredible baltimore mud slide to show you. >> oh, my god! [ screaming ] >> oh, my god! >> as you can see an entire car dropping into the ra
area after 200 girls were kidnapped two weeks ago. thousands took to the streets in nigeria to demand their government do more to bring back our girls and the teen girls were kidnapped from their school dorm by islamic extremists and some reports claim they were sold into slavery, and a nigerian born is working hard from his san jose office and wants the congressman to spread the word that the unmust get involved. >> we demand an immediate answer and intervention to milk them accountable. >> there are 30,000 nigerians in the bay area and members of the nigerian association are planning a rest in newark tomorrow. >> the rolling stones are facing pressure to pull out of the their first ever show in israel coming from founding members of pink floyd who feel israel is violating the human rights of minutes. they compared playing there as the same as performing in south africa before apartheid was lifted. they have not responded. >> trading is underway on wall street and investors are react to the prim jobs -- to the april jobs report with the dow up 34 points and still over the 16600 mark.
a check of the videos captured by citizens around the world. >> nigeria demanding action from the government following the disappearance of 230 students from a northern village, most girls. instagram user capturing this demonstration as the women call for the girls to be brought back home. you may recall they were taken two weeks ago by armed men believed to be part of a militant group. >> management at an oil refinery in ghana say supply will not be affected following a deadly blast there earlier this week. that is video from it. a smoke cloud rising, people running from the scene. one was killed in the explosion. >> the heavens providing this for people in new zealand, a beautiful display lighting up the night sky. >> welcome back to aljazeera america. up next, the rallies taking place around the world today and the violence that's erupted from may day demonstrations. >> first let's check temperatures around the nation today. things appear to be getting warmer. >> a little bit. now that that front has gone through, some places have dropped but now that the front has gone thr
in nigeria. more than two weeks ago. 234 teenage girls were kidnapped directly from their boarding school in the remote town. islamic group is responsible, a militant group, which advocates law, opposes education, and one of the most dangerous terrorist groups in the world. some of the girls have escaped their captors. almost 200 remain missing to night. there are reports the group took the girls to other countries and have conducted marriages. today, protesters gathered, and calling for a search for the missing girls. joining us deputy assistant secretary of state for african affairs, lisa williams, for president obama. welcome. tell us what we know at this point about what is happening there in nigeria? >> thank you we, find the kidnapping of over 100 girls in nigeria to be abhorrent. we have called on the immediate return and reap lease of the girls. a return to their families. very little more than what you have already explained is known as to their whereabouts. >> let me read from the state department annual report on global terrorism today that your colleagues put together. it says
come home. al jazeera, nigeria. >> more than two dozen syrian children have allegedly been killed in an airstrike on a school in aleppo. syria's largest city in a flash point of violence in the war of control. james bays has the story. >> every day for three years there have been bombs and bloodshed across the area. ththe rescuers are still searchg the debris, but the majority of those who died here are school children. they were drawing images of the violence they themselves experienced, brutality no youngster should ever have to endure. they've drawn images of the future they want for their nation. a future that they will now not live to see. in the u.n. and new york, expressions of shock but deadlock around the security council table will again mean no action. >> it's absolutely horrific what is happening day by day. men, women, and children are targeted and it's a flagrant violation of the tenants of war. the security council in similar situations we have come together around humanitarian issues, and have passed robust security council resolutions. the political differences am
. >>> and rescue our daughters. fury. demanding action. women across nigeria are marching today for more than 200 girls still missing. teenagers abducted from their school two weeks ago. what we are now learning about the terrorists behind the attack and the young girls being held hostage. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. the l.a. clippers' fans today are celebrating victories on and off the court. the team took the lead in their playoff series against the warriors last night, just hours after the nba took its toughest stance yet, banning owner donald sterling for life. using his silver hammer, nba commissioner adam silver imposed a $2.5 million penalty. that was the most he could. and he urged owners to force sterling to sell the team. >> i will urge the board of governors to exercise its authority to force a sale of the team, and will do everything in my power to ensure that that happens. >> sterling hasn't responded yet officially. but before yesterday's press conference, sports reporter jim gray says that sterling told him the team wasn't for sale. it would take a vote of thre
the senate president said everything had to be done to get the girls back. he said nigeria was in a state of war. he said they have to be -- insuinsu insurgents have to be defeated as soon as possible and with minimal loss of life. he himself is a military man. >> there's been some speculation, i gather, though, you know, about infiltration even into the military from some of the militants. this is obviously a very, very emotive case. people must be fearful if nothing is done to stop this there could be other cases like this in the future. >> reporter: that's exactly why the mothers are here to protest. not just mothers of the girls who've been kidnapped, but mothers from across the country. they're saying this could have been our daughters. it could have been our sisters. with regard to whether they infiltrated the military, jonathan goodluck even said boko haram was even in his government. people are frustrated and angry. that's the reason they're going to be out on the streets of abuja. other nigerian cities today and tomorrow. tomorrow is may day holiday in niger nigeria. >> we spoke
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